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News Brief

  1/24/2013, Shevat 13, 5773

IDF Soldiers Put IDF Widow in the Knesset


Jewish Home Chairman Naftali Bennett called to congratulate the 12th MK Shuli Mualem on her victory, “It is remarkably fitting and meaningful that the soldiers of the IDF were the ones to land the champion of IDF widows and orphans in the Knesset. Congratulations, the responsibility is very great indeed.”

Shuli Mualem recovered from the 1997 IDF helicopter disaster in which she lost he husband Moshe, remarried to Dr. Eli Rephaeli of IAI and went on to fight for the rights of IDF widows and orphans, in addition to guiding at the Yad VaShem Holocaust Education School.

She raises nine children in Gush Etzion.